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by Brigid Marlin
The Box House is the story of an abused and neglected child whom the author befriended more than 50 years ago in England. Eight-year-old Cassie is badly neglected and abused by her mother but fiercely protective of her younger siblings. She is determined to make a better life for them all, and creates a "real home" made of cardboard boxes, to which they can escape, if only for a short time.
by Luke Mathius HarlowPacked with over 100 pages of information and easy to understand guides, covering everything from how to make a music CD, to building your very own website. Build Your Computer Skills comes complete with a guide to buying a brand new computer, highlighting everything you need to consider before spending your hard earned cash. Other topics covered include; • Numbering Systems: Binary Explained! • Computer Hardware: A Glimpse inside the Machine • Guide to Cleaning your Computer • Under... more
by Marti Griggs, Curt Griggs, F.J. ManasekA book for a new generation of map collectors. This revised and expanded edition is effectively a new book that covers every aspect of this fascinating hobby. The plush illustrations show the five-century evolution of printed maps, depicting the progression from simple woodcuts to elegant engravings, from baroque compositions to refined scientific cartography and finally to the technically advanced, but sometimes whimsical, approach of 20th-century mapmakers. Neophytes, veteran collectors,... more
by timothy banseWords you'll hear on the street but won't find in your college or high school textbook.
by Daniel Ethan HarrisChristmas is coming, and this book will help prepare your soul in unconventional ways. This year, go beyond the cultural craziness of the season by arranging your life around waiting for God throughout the four weeks of Advent. Through these daily readings and prayers, Daniel Ethan Harris helps you understand what Advent is and how any Christian can observe it in a way that will enable you to wait on God in the midst of the ordinary events of your life by paying attention to how God’s people hav... more
by Daniel Ethan HarrisEaster is the greatest celebration for Christians, yet too often we come to it unprepared. This year, join millions of other Christians around the world and prepare your soul for a celebration of Jesus' resurrection by reorienting your life around following him throughout the forty days of Lent. Through these daily readings and prayers, Daniel Ethan Harris helps you understand what Lent is and how any Christian can observe it in a way that will enable you to follow Christ through the events of y... more
by Jessica McEachern
Societal Perceptions was written to help readers connect with various experiences and identify misperceptions within society. The book utilizes experiences, observations, and narratives to explore how societal perceptions impact individuals, families, cultures, communities, and associations. By the end of Societal Perceptions readers will understand how viewpoints, behaviors, thinking, and experiences constrain individuals, families, communities, cultures, and race relations within society. T... more
The Akashic Muse: Collaborating With Your Soul & The Akashic Records for Writing & Other Creative Endeavorsby Barbara SchiffmanMore soul-seekers, writers and artists than ever before are being inspired to consciously access The Akashic Records ~ the energy archive of our Souls' collective journeys through all lifetimes. Quantum physicists call this dimension the Unified Field; Carl Jung called it the Collective Consciousness. Learn how YOU can tune into Soul-level inspiration more consistently and easily by using Akashic tools to enhance your Creative Process from the inside out ~ for writing, music, art, film and o... more
Now Write! Screenwriting: Screenwriting Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers (Now Write! Writing Guide Series)by Barbara SchiffmanA compendium for screenwriters of chapters by top screenwriters and Hollywood writing coaches. My chapter is "Key Things to Know Before You Write" based on the things most writers leave out of their scripts which drive script readers like me crazy!
by Shannon Day & Tara WilsonStories that inspire, entertain, and make you laugh ’til you pee. Plus martinis! And not just any-old-martinis—these ones were designed just for moms! These tales of Wonder, Woe and WTF?! share a little glimpse into the lives of other moms, who are a lot like you. Through their tales, we’re reminded to savour the little things (like capturing extra morning snuggles), to let go of the stresses (they won’t be in that unfortunate phase forever), and to be grateful for the laughs that the unexpe... more
by Donald R. Statter, Jr.This book will be a joy to the common citizen that is tired of the lies, politics, and misinformation that drives the petroleum industry. It opens with the question, "what would you do if you ran a business and agents remote from your control that said things and did things that drove up the value of your product?" The answer of course is that the petroleum industry will not challenge misrepresentations that improve their profits. The book is written for the novice in order to uncover the myster... more
by Michael MillerThis is the saga of Jody Miller’s sixty two day horrific stay at a major medical center in Ohio and how it altered her life. Jody, a nurse herself, developed a nagging pain in her legs only to find she had a critical condition requiring immediate attention. She sought help, attempting to resolve the issue with a non-invasive procedure. When this failed major surgery was required, the type of surgery that can be easily yield a fatality on the operating table. She not only survived, but thrived th... more
by David W. Edgerton
New for 2015! A trip to Disneyland Resort in California requires a lot of planning, preparation and, when young children are involved, a lot of patience and understanding. Tear-Free in Disneyland is written especially for parents, with gentle advice and step-by-step instructions to anticipate, avoid and quickly fix tearful situations.
You’ll find simple answers to tricky questions like, “How old should my kids be before I take them to Disneyland?” and “Which ride... more
by Chris HannonThe Electrical Engineer's Synonym Dictionary is an essential desk reference that can be quickly and conveniently used to better understand various engineering jargon terms used on a daily basis by professionals and students alike. The book covers terminology related to, but not limited to topics such as Core engineering concepts, Digital communications, Graphics/displays, Multiplexing, Optical communications, and Wireless telecommunications.
You're a Bad Wife Because You Can't Clean the House?: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Home Mother-in-Law Approvedby Pharice M. Brown
Why I Wrote This Book and The Painful Truth That Comes with It
It's all about new techniques -- simplifying old techniques, and consolidating steps. Making things go faster, but not worse
There are many women in the world that believe it is unprogressive, some going as far to say that it’s downright insensitive to say that women belong in the home, but that isn’t what I’m saying at all. ... more
by Bonnie Alberts
The NU Guide to Naples is a gloriously illustrated new book about one of the world’s most intriguing cities. It was written by four women with deep affection for this southern Italian city.